|Posted on March 9, 2018 at 12:00 AM||comments (1)|
I am pleased to be back in the saddle again, talking about Tualatin Valley Gleaners and sharing all that has been happening and changing.
In the past year and a half, almost 2 years the TVG has gone through so much. We are a community that is built by its members, and when they struggle the TVG struggles. Many of our families faced challenges while the housing market has been going through ma...
|Posted on May 23, 2016 at 1:45 AM||comments (2)|
We will be closed on June 4th 2016 - This closure is scheduled to let the families enjoy the free fishing and camping weekend in Oregon. So go ahead, grab a pole, or even a stick and some string ( tie a worm on the string) and GO FISHING!!!!! At this present time we do not have any other scheduled closures, but this is subject to change.
|Posted on February 15, 2016 at 11:35 AM||comments (1)|
My mother Donna R. Johnson worked with the Tualatin Valley Gleaners to create a forgaing guide to help individuals obtain healthy nutrition from nature. In honor of her hard work and dedication to the Farm2Forest program, I wanted to share a couple of pages from her book with you. I hope you enjoy. If you are interested in purchasing the book or e-book, this is the link.
|Posted on November 3, 2015 at 2:50 PM||comments (1)|
Did you know that:
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|Posted on October 27, 2015 at 12:10 AM||comments (1)|
1. We are having a HARVEST POTLUCK OCTOBER 30TH – AT 6:30PM- AT THE DISTRIBUTION CENTER: This is for all the Tualatin Valley Gleaners Members and families
PLEASE BRING YOUR FAVORITE FOODS – ALL GLEANER FAMILY’S ARE WELCOME TO COME
DRINKS WILL BE PROVIDED – WE WILL ALSO BE RECOGNIZING OUR VOLUNTEERS AND LEARNING ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 24, 2015 at 11:20 PM||comments (1)|
We are gearing up for the Summer Fresh Food Drive.
Our Largest Food Drive of the Year! The Fresh Food Drive is a great way to donate fresh,Read Full Post »
|Posted on June 3, 2015 at 6:20 PM||comments (1)|
Jessie is attending OSU Extension Master Preserver classes, where she will be able to help the TVG members learn (safely and properly) to preserve foods, that they have harvested. Making healthy nutritious foods available year round. Thank you OSU, and thank you Jessie for doing this.
Here in this picture you can see Jessie is learning how to prepare a fresh tuna for canning. We are so excited to learn how to can fish that we catch. Way To ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 28, 2015 at 11:50 AM||comments (1)|
Okay everyone - announcements:
Saturday is our fishing education day ! We are open for regular distribution as well as some great volunteers coming forward to share their expertise with you on Fishing here in our local area. We are closed on June 6th, so all can go out and try their hand at fishing.
OTHER CLOSURE DATES FOR SUMMER!
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|Posted on March 20, 2015 at 4:25 PM||comments (0)|
Tualatin Valley Gleaners has been a lifesaver for me. I'm a weekly volunteer and having somewhere to go each week is a great feeling. I like setting things up and being there to help people each week. It has helped with finances so I can more easily pay my other bills each month. Good healthy food is offered at Gleaners, which I probably wouldn't otherwise buy at the store, as it is more expensive than other foods. Gleaners has been a Godsend, as it gives me a f...Read Full Post »
|Posted on February 24, 2015 at 2:45 PM||comments (0)|
I wanted to say a very heartfelt thank you and goodbye to our dear friend Paul Cahn. He passed away this past week. Paul always helped in the community where he felt he was needed. He was our Beaverton Farmers Market liaison and driver and one of our devoted core gardeners in the Giving Gardens. Paul's life will always be remembered by the Tualatin Valley Gleaners as an inspiration of joy, love and community spirit. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family....Read Full Post »